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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Floating Lives

The floating season (Sept to Nov), also known as the Mekong flood season, is a natural flood phenomenon typical of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam, the lower Mekong, Tonle Sap and Cambodia. During this time, a lot of fish come from upstream so instead of farming, locals switch to harvesting the abundant aquatic resources.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2018
Photo Location: An Giang , Vietnam
Copyright: © Huy Le
Awards
Photo of the Day: 09.13.18
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